Someone else has been looking for information about making or modifying seating and furniture for older people. I tracked down this article, but it is unavailable to non-subscribers.
There is a need for a procedure or instructions for producing (or purchasing, High Seat Chairs – UK Furniture for the elderly) safe furniture. [see earlier, ES&H Avoid dangerous furniture design principles and here, furniture [ES&H]] I once located a little software program ** which could calculate ergonomical designs for lifting, sitting, etc. But that isn’t sufficient or clear enough for the ordinary consumer or handyperson to use.
We could use up-to-date, cross-cultural anthropometric research, too.
If anyone finds a good resource, let us know, please.
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